Japanese Cleyera

Japanese Cleyera

Regular price $45.00 Sale

Ternstroemia gymnanthera

A beautiful evergreen shrub, with foliage that emerges a handsome, copper color in spring, then changes to glossy, dark green for summer & Autumn.

In a cold winter the leaves turn color once again, this time to a rich wine red.  

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Photo courtesy of Our Growing Friends at Casey Nursery in Goldsboro, NC and Toms Creek Farm & Nursery in Denton, NC

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
Foliage Type Evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 4' - 8'
Shape Globe
Primary Foliage Color Copper in Spring -> Dark Green Summer through Autumn
Seasonal Foliage Color Wine Red in Winter
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color (Tiny) White
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 7